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Spearheading identification, planning and programming for Vandenberg, the 30th Space Wing plans and programs office manages future programs. Performing long range and 30th Space Wing stratigic planning, it serves as the wing legislative liasion office and is led by Paul Klock, chief of plans and programs. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joann White) Vandenberg Plans and Programs office spearheads future

0 5/01
2007
Default Air Force Logo Space command announces 2006 top space ops crew
On April 27, Vandenberg announced the following 2nd Range Operations Squadron FTG-02 Range Crew as the recipients of AFSPC's 2006 Best Space Operations Crew Award:Capt. Joseph Jimmerson, Range Operations Commander, 2 ROPSCapt. Eric Cisney, Range Operations Commander, 30th Operations Group 1st Lt. Ryan Thomas, Range Operations Commander, 2nd Range
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2007
Hot shrapnel flies hundreds of feet in the air when the Vandenberg’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team detonated an equivalent of 400 pounds of explosives April 26. Viewers stayed safe 3,000 feet from the explosion and the hazardous flying shrapnel, composed of propellant and hot metal fragments. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley Tyler) EOD razes hundreds of pounds of deactivated rocket parts

0 4/27
2007
Default Air Force Logo AFSPC announces Space, Missile Operations awards
Please join me in congratulating the following 2006 Air Force Space Command Space & Missile Operations Award Winners: General Donald J. Kutyna Award for Best Spacelift Squadron: 2nd Range Operations SquadronChief Master Sergeant Edward W. Weaver Award for Best Operations Support Squadron with a Space Mission: 30th Operations Support SquadronSpace
0 4/27
2007
Default Air Force Logo AFPC Web site adds citizenship application process
Active duty Airmen may now apply for U.S. citizenship via the Air Force Personnel Center's Web site or through the virtual Military Personnel Flight, furthering Personnel Services Delivery Transformation. Citizenship application procedures are available on the Air Force Personnel Center's citizenship application Web page. The Web page provides
0 4/26
2007
Stargazer, a modified L-1011 jumbo jet carrying the Pegasus XL rocket and NASA’s Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere, or AIM, spacecraft, takes-off from Vandenberg April 25. AIM is a two-year mission to study polar mesospheric clouds, explain why these clouds form, and discover what is causing them to appear more frequently and at lower latitudes. (Courtesy photo)
Pegasus launches from Vandenberg
An Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL rocket was launched from Vandenberg at 1:26 p.m. April 25. The rocket took off from an L-1011 aircraft and carried NASA's Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere, or AIM, spacecraft into orbit.NASA's launch director for the mission was Omar Baez.AIM is a two-year mission to study polar mesospheric clouds. These are the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo 4th SLS alum receives award for furthering activities in space
Capt. Brian Clifford, a recent 4th Space Launch Squadron alum, was selected as a Rotary National Award for Space Achievement, or RNASA, Stellar Award winner for the "Early" Category. The RNASA Stellar Award recognizes outstanding individuals and teams from industry and government who have made significant contributions to the future of our nation's
0 4/25
2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Assistance Fund campaign goal met, stakes raised
With the campaign goal met for the 2007 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign at Vandenberg, the challenge is on to set a higher goal and to receive donations from 50 percent of Vandenberg's active duty.With the end of the campagin drawing near, this year's goal of $45,471 was surpassed in the third week, and a new target of $77,000 has been set.The
0 4/24
2007
Default Air Force Logo Airman's Creed exemplifies warfighting ethos
The Air Force chief of staff introduced the new "Airman's Creed" April 18 to provide Airmen a tangible statement of beliefs that they can hold most dear. The Airman's Creed reflects pride in the role of air, space and cyberspace power and the Air Force's commitment in supporting and defending the nation. The creed is fueled by the Air Force's
0 4/24
2007
In case of emergency, break glass. Vandenberg Area Defense Counsel works for those in need
An unsung hero is a person who makes an essential yet unrecognized contribution. If military members face a Letter of Reprimand or an Article 15, the Area Defense Counsel could be their unsung hero. An independent entity at Vandenberg, the ADC falls under the Air Force Legal Operations Agency. Therefore, the ADC offers counsel free of pressure from
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2007
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